Radio broadcasts of the Metropolitan Opera have introduced music lovers and opera stars alike to the genre, reports the New York Times (registration required). ChevronTexaco’s decision to stop backing the broadcasts has put their future in doubt.
It’s been nearly 10 years since the infamous O.J. Simpson low-speed car chase, and L.A. TV stations have made recording such pursuits a staple of their news coverage. TelevisionWeek borrows from This American Life to recall one of the stranger … Continue reading
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly features prominently in a TelevisionWeek story about how TV news covers religion in the post 9/11 era.
How about a glass of NPR wine? The New York Times reports that the net will partner with Signature Wines, a company that offers custom labeling for businesses and individuals, to promote its NPR wine club.
Monkey reminds you that Joan Kroc’s gift to NPR doesn’t excuse you from supporting your local station. “now, what i want to know is, what did mrs. kroc’s estate get as a member incentive? millions of npr coffee mugs? carl … Continue reading
NPR Ombudsman Jeffrey Dvorkin addresses NPR’s online underwriting and possible e-mail e-litism in his latest Media Matters column.
“It was clear to us then that PBS could not retreat from Death of a Princess without compromising the integrity and independence of the network,” recall Larry Grossman and Newton Minow in Columbia Journalism Review. The former PBS leaders compare … Continue reading